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Residents hail staff of GPS Peerpora Shopian for efforts, teachers spend own money for school development

Residents hail staff of GPS Peerpora Shopian for efforts, teachers spend own money for school development

by Mudassir Maqbool Shopain: Staff sanctioned at government primary school in Peerpora village of South Kashmir’s Shoipan district has put in efforts including money from their pockets that helped it be declared as a ‘model school’ by the education department. The school has three classrooms and eighty students are enrolled their with only three teachers. […]

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Amit Shah moves resolution to extend President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for 6 months

Amit Shah moves resolution to extend President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for 6 months

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months. Moving the resolution, he said since the state assembly has been dissolved and the Election Commission has decided to hold fresh elections in Jammu and Kashmir […]

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Rs 177-crore loan fraud unearthed in J&K Bank, ACB registers case

Rs 177-crore loan fraud unearthed in J&K Bank, ACB registers case

Jammu: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Thursday registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank here, officials said. The ACB formally booked the management and officials of the bank along with the illegal beneficiaries involved in the financial irregularities, a spokesman of the ACB […]

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Budgam encounter: Youth injured with bullet amid clashes near gunfight site

Srinagar: A youth has received bullet injuries near encounter site at Gund Checkpora Kanipora Nowgam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Sources claim that he has been shifted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar for advanced treatment. Clashes erupted between protesting youth and forces near the gunbattle  site and its adjoining areas including Khanpora Nowgam. The police […]

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Poonch admin orders school, colleges to seek permission for picnics following 11 deaths at Pir Ki Gali

Srinagar: Following tragic loss of life in accident at Peer Ki Gali, district administration in Poonch on Friday directed all private and government institutions to seek prior permission from competent authority for any picnic henceforth. “All the Government and recognised private schools upto higher secondary level are directed not to leave / go on excursion/Picnic […]

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Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Kralpora Budgam

    Srinagar,: An encounter broke out between militants and government forces during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the central Kashmir district of Badgam’s Kralpora area on Friday morning. The anti militancy operation in the area was launched over specific inputs about the presence of militants. Meanwhile, mobile internet service in Badgam has […]

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Woman among four drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

Woman among four drug peddlers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Four drug peddlers including a lady has been arrested by police and contraband substance has been recovered from their posession on Thursday, officials said. According to a police officer police Station Nowhatta arrested four drug peddlers identified as Abdul Ahad Sheikh S/o Dilawar Sheikh , .Mohammad Rafiq Sheikh S/o: Ali Mohammad, Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh  […]

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BJP planning big for assembly polls in JK, new membership drive from Jul 06

BJP planning big for assembly polls in JK, new membership drive from Jul 06

By Ovais Gul  Srinagar: The State unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is planning big for the upcoming assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir while as the party is scheduled to start a new membership drive for which the mobile gadgets will play a key role. The party leaders while talking to The INS informed that it will […]

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Work tirelessly to ensure return of youth from militancy, end of drug addiction: Amit Shah tells party workers in Srinagar

Work tirelessly to ensure return of youth from militancy, end of drug addiction: Amit Shah tells party workers in Srinagar

By Ovais Gul Srinagar: Union Home Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Amit Shah who is on two-day visit to the Valley Thursday asked party cadre to work tirelessly to put an end to the militancy and drug addiction in Kashmir. Sources privy to the development said that a party meeting chaired by Amit […]

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IT raids former finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather’s son’s residence, office

  Srinagar: Slueths of Income Tax department on Thursday raided the residence and office of former Finance Minister Jammu and Kashmir Abdul Rahim Rather’s son in Budgam and Srinagar. According to sources IT officials raided the residence of Rather in  Humhama area of central Kashmir’s  Budgam district at around 9 am on Thursday. Officials said […]

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One dead in mysterious blast in Chudar Kulgam

  Srinagar: One person has died of fatal injuries while six others are reported of being in critical conditions after a mysterious blast in ChuderBan area of Khudwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.  Sources that the persons were trying to set on fire some trash in which the explosive material was lying went off at […]

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Mysterious blast leaves seven injured in Chudar Kulgam

Kulgam: Seven persons have been injured in a mysterious blast in Chudar area of Ashamji in Kulgam district on Thursday. According to reports the explosion took place in the village near garbage pile. Police has been rushed to spot to ascertain the facts. Locals said that the injured have been evacuated to medical facility for […]

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ISJK militant found dead, another apprehended alive in Anantnag

ISJK militant found dead, another apprehended alive in Anantnag

Anantnag: Body of a militant associated with ISJK was recovered from orchards of Sirhama village of Bijbehara belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, sources said. Another militant in injured conditions has been apprehended alive. Reports said that the body of Aadil Rehman Dass of Waghama village of Bijbehara tehsil was found on a hill in […]

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Amit Shah visits slain SHO Arshid Khan’s residence, offers condolences

Amit Shah visits slain SHO Arshid Khan’s residence, offers condolences

Srinagar: Union Home Minister of India Amit Shah on Thursday visited the family of a slain police officer killed in a militant attack in Anantnag. The UHM visited their home at Balgarden in Srinagar and offered his condolences. The police officer Arshid Khan, SHO Saddar was injured in a militant attack in Anantnag on June […]

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Amit Shah reviews security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Amit Shah reviews security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Srinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is chairing a security review meeting at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) for upcoming Amarnath Yatra in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik also present in the meeting including top officials. The annual pilgrimage starts from Srinagar and Pahalgam and ends at […]

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Amit Shah reaches valley for his maiden visit as Union Home Minister

Amit Shah reaches valley for his maiden visit as Union Home Minister

Srinagar: In his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking charge of Union Home Ministry, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Amit Shah arrived at Srinagar today. Official sources said that Amit Shah is likely to co-chair a meeting of Unified Command with governor Satya Pal Malik. The meeting is likely to be attended […]

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Anantnag: Halpora decry callous attitude of officials during ‘Back to Village’ programme

Anantnag: Halpora decry callous attitude of officials during ‘Back to Village’ programme

Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: Residents of Halpora Anderwan on Wednesday protested inside district commissioner Anantnag’s office alleging that administration failed to depute any officials to their village during much hyped ‘Back to Village’ programme of the government. According to residents of Halpora Anderwan area of Kokernag while officials did visit their neighboring village none came them […]

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Woman dies of ‘medical negligence’ in Anantnag hospital, probe ordered

Woman dies of ‘medical negligence’ in Anantnag hospital, probe ordered

By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: The death of a pregnant woman in wee hours of today in MCCH hospital Anantnag triggered protest inside hospital premises with family members alleging doctors’ negligence in her demise. According to the reports, the deceased woman identified as Shubi Jan (27) resident of chee area of Anantnag was admitted in labour […]

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Amit Shah’s visit to Valley: KCC&I dismayed over restrictions around Dal Lake

Amit Shah’s visit to Valley: KCC&I dismayed over restrictions around Dal Lake

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday expressed dismay over restrictions imposed around Dal Lake in view of the two day visit of Home Minister Amit Shah. They termed the order of the Government imposing restrictions around the Dal Lake for two days as ‘unwarranted interference in the normal activities of the […]

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Accident on Srinagar-Leh highway, one dead, another injured

  By Mir Showkat   Ganderbal: A tractor driver was killed while another person was injured after the tractor they were on turned turtle on Srinagar-leh highway at Gund area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday evening. An official said that a tractor JK16A-4342 was travelling from Gagangeer to Gund when it skidded off […]

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One militant killed in Tral gunfight

  Srinagar: One militant have been killed in the encounter between militants and government forces in Branpatri forests area of Kahlil Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said that the body of the slain has been recovered. A joint team of Army’s 42RR , 180BN of CRPF and SOG launched a cordon and search […]

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US-China tariff war: Americans fear ‘Bible-Tax’ as holy book is imported from China

Washington: More than half of the Bibles printed in the world originate in China due to the unique paper and technologies required and the trade war Donald Trump has initiated against China is going to increase the cost to Bible in America. According to a report the church community  cost of the holy Bible will […]

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KPC’s maiden election deferred following police action against senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri

KPC’s maiden election deferred following police action against senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri

Srinagar: The eight-member election commission of the Kashmir Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday said that they have cancelled the dates announced earlier for nominations, withdrawal and polling for the maiden election for the scribes body. The development comes in wake of the arrest of the senior journalist by police in a nocturnal raid. The KPC […]

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Students lock down JKBOSE’s office in Ganderbal, demand their results of 12th class Bi-annual exams be declared soon

Students lock down JKBOSE’s office in Ganderbal, demand their results of 12th class Bi-annual exams be declared soon

by Mir Showkat Ganderbal: Accusing JKBOSE of playing with the future of students,  12th class Bi-annual students on Tuesday locked down the Board’s office in Ganderbal demanding declaration of results in earliest. The students claimed that on declaration of results, the result of students from centre No. 4110 in Qammaria Model Higher secondary school Ganderbal […]

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Daily Aafaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri released

Daily Aafaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri released

Srinagar: Court on Monday released senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri against a bail bond and asked Station House Officer to explain action taken in past years about the case involving him. According to sources Qadri has been released against the bail bond of Rs 20000. Court has directed SHO to explain his position in next […]

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Delimitation in J&K: Centre avoids reply in Lok Sabha

Delimitation in J&K: Centre avoids reply in Lok Sabha

The Centre on Tuesday avoided replying whether it was planning to conduct a delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir to “remove regional imbalance in the State.” All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi raised a question in the Lok Sabha whether Jammu and Kashmir had not been included in the delimitation exercise taken up in the country […]

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Budgam: Village Lumbardar electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah

Budgam: Village Lumbardar electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah

Budgam: A village Lumbardar  was electrocuted to death in Mochan village of Beerwah in Budgam district on Tuesday while repairing an electric transformer in the area. The deceased has been identifed as Shabir Ahmad Malik (25) son of Ghulam Mohammad of Mochan Beerwah. Soon after receiving the electric shock Malik was evacuated to medical facility, […]

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Amit Shah to visit J&K on June 26

Amit Shah to visit J&K on June 26

Srinagar: Home Minister of India Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning June 26. The visit has been preponed due to the home minister’s busy schedule connected with the Union Budget, IANS reported quoting sources. The Home Minister will chair a high-level security meeting in Srinagar during his visit. He […]

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Ghulam Jeelani Qadri detention: KNTJA asks government to ‘clarify’ police action, expresses concern

Ghulam Jeelani Qadri detention: KNTJA asks government to ‘clarify’ police action, expresses concern

  Srinagar: Kashmir National TV Journalists Association (KNTJA) on Tuesday expressed concern over the arrest of senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri during a nocturnal raid by police at his residence in  Nursing Gad Karanagar area of Srinagar “There is hardly any clarity as to why he has been arrested. KNTJA demands that the action by […]

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CEC Kargil cracks whip on stone crusher units, ‘submit registration documents in 10-days or face law’

CEC Kargil cracks whip on stone crusher units, ‘submit registration documents in 10-days or face law’

KARGIL: The stone crusher unit holders here have been instructed to submit their registration documents to the concerned officers within a period of 10 days failing which their units would be seized, officials said.  Officials said that action warranted under rules would be initiated against them if they fail to comply to orders. The instructions […]

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Daily Aafaaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri arrested in a three decades old case

Daily Aafaaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri arrested in a three decades old case

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested a senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri from his residence in an almost three decades old case. Qadri was arrested in a nocturnal raid at his residence in Srinagar. Qadri, 62, is Printer and Publisher of Daily Aafaq, Urdu daily newspaper. According to Daily Excelsior report he will […]

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UGC-HRDC, KU organizes week-long workshop on “MOOCs, e-content Development and Open Educational Resources”

UGC-HRDC, KU organizes week-long workshop on “MOOCs, e-content Development and Open Educational Resources”

  Srinagar: A week-long workshop on MOOCs, e-content development and open educational resources was conducted by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir which concluded here on Monday. A total of 43 in-service faculty members belonging to various colleges and universities of the Jammu and Kashmir state attended the workshop. Chairing the valedictory session of the week-long workshop […]

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PHC Aripal, Litter in Pulwama face basic facilities crunch, authorities in deep slumber

PHC Aripal, Litter in Pulwama face basic facilities crunch, authorities in deep slumber

By BASHARAT RASHID Pulwama:  Lack of medicine, machinery and other facilities have hit Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Aripal area and Litter area of Pulwama district badly increasing difficulties of villages relying on the medical centers. “Even the ambulance has no driver while as BUMS doctor posted at Aripal centre is working in Sub District hospital,” […]

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Fifty lakh rupees stolen from Gulmarg gondola

  By Peerzada Waseem Baramulla: Fifty lakh rupees have been stolen from the safe of Gulmarg Gondola, officials said on Monday. MD Gulmarg Cable Car Corporation Shameem Ahmad said that fifty lakh rupees have been stolen on Sunday evening. Officials said that police has been informed about the theft and they have began a probe […]

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Summer School on Climate Change, biodiversity starts at KU

Summer School on Climate Change, biodiversity starts at KU

Srinagar:  Two-week long summer school on Climate Change and Biodiversity started here at University of Kashmir on Monday. The summer school which was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad is being organized by Bangalore based research institute and think-tank ATREE in collaboration with University of Kashmir. Presiding over the inaugural session […]

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Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama

By Basharat Rashid Pulwama: Clashes erupted amid shutdown being observed over militant killing in Pulwama town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday. Protesting youth and forces deployed in the area clashed in the main town following which forces used tear gas and pellet guns to disperse them. Eyewitnesses said that some youth were injured […]

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JKNC holds youth meeting in Hazratbal, Majid Pathan named youth president

JKNC holds youth meeting in Hazratbal, Majid Pathan named youth president

Srinagar: National Conference on Monday held its youth meeting in Hazratabal area of Srinagar district. The meeting in hazratbal block has elected Majid Pahan as youth president Jammu and Kashmir National conference. The meeting was attended by senior NC leader Nasir Aslam Wani and Salman Sagar.

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No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

No advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees, Govt imposes ban

Srinagar: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has imposed ban on installing advertisements or sign boards on Chinar trees in Kashmir. “All the general managers of district industries centre’s of Kashmir division that they shall ensure removal of all the hoardings, sign boards, advertisement boards etc fixed on the chinar trees withing Industrial Estates falling in […]

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Fire incident in Papiyal Anantnag, Walnut factory gutted

Fire incident in Papiyal Anantnag, Walnut factory gutted

  By Sameer Ahmad Anantnag: A walnut factory was gutted in a fire incident in Papyibal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district late last night. Reports said that a walnut factory belongs to Abdul Majeed resident of Papyibal Moominabad caught fire resulting damages to property worth lacks. Locals said that before the fire tenders could […]

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As Srinagar inhabitants crave for proper roads, R&B deptt says frequent rainfall hampering macadamization process

As Srinagar inhabitants crave for proper roads, R&B deptt says frequent rainfall hampering macadamization process

By Ovais Gull Srinagar: With people craving for the renovation of their roads especially in Srinagar outskirts, the frequent rainfall in the Valley as per the top officials is hampering the macadamizing process. The locals from various Srinagar areas especially from its outskirts including Padshahi Bagh to Lasjan areas said the roads as well as the […]

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Director Horticulture visits hailstorm affected areas in Pulwama, Shopian

Director Horticulture visits hailstorm affected areas in Pulwama, Shopian

SRINAGAR: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today visited various areas of Pulwama and Shopian to take stock of the damage done by Friday’s hailstorm in the region. The Director visited various villages of Pulwama including Sangarwani, Achgoza, Bamnoo, Muran, Karimabad, Burpore and Kagan wherein heavy hailstorm has caused extensive damage to fruits bearing trees. […]

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Vaccination for Kupwara Hajj pilgrims from June 25

Vaccination for Kupwara Hajj pilgrims from June 25

KUPWARA: The District Administration Kupwara today informed that vaccination programme for the Hajj Pilgrims coming various tehsils of District Kupwara will be carried out from 25th June 2019. According to an official handout issued here, in tehsil Kupwara and Drugmulla the vaccination programme for Hajj aspirants would be held at ANMT School Kupwara, near SDH […]

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Scores of tippers seized in nighttime crackdown on illegal constructions in Srinagar

Scores of tippers seized in nighttime crackdown on illegal constructions in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, JUNE 22: The authorities in Srinagar late Friday night seized a large number of tipper trucks from various areas in a massive crackdown on land mafia involved in illegal constructions in the city. The seizure of over a hundred tipper trucks was made at different checkpoints set up across the Srinagar city in efforts […]

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Minor girl allegedly commits suicide in Sopore

Minor girl allegedly commits suicide in Sopore

Sopore : A 10 year-old girl allegedly  commited suicide in Nerhipora village of Sopore north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday afternoon. Reports said a 10 year old girl (name withheld) commited suicide at her home by hanging herself and finished her life. However she was rushed to Sub District hospital where doctors declared her brought […]

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GVEI students get laurels in National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship

GVEI students get laurels in National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship

Srinagar: Tong-il-Moo-Do Federation India organized its 6th National Tong-il-Moo-Do Championship at New Delhi from 12th – 18th June, 2019. A large number of students from schools of North India participated in the event. The students of GVEI performed extremely well in the event and bagged two Gold and two Bronze medals. Rasib Majeed of 7th […]

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Accident in Kishtwar, 18 including two minors injured

Accident in Kishtwar, 18 including two minors injured

  Kishtwar: Eighteen person including two children were injured when the mini bus they were travelling turned turtle in Kishtwar district on Saturday Reports said that a matador bearing registration number JK06-2697 met with an accident at Fogumarh hasti area of Kishtwar district. The bus was on the way from Kandni area to Kishtwar. Official […]

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Haji Abdul Ahad Trumboo passes away, Nimaz Jinazah at 6pm

Haji Abdul Ahad Trumboo passes away, Nimaz Jinazah at 6pm

  With profound grief and sorrow it is to inform that HAJI ABDUL AHAD TRUMBOO(Chairman Trumboo Cement Industries) passed away at 12:10 pm 22/6/2019 . His Nimaz i Janaza will be held at Nishat At 6: pm. The INS team stands with the bereaved family in this time of grief. May Allah place the departed […]

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Fire in Manthal forests doused

Fire in Manthal forests doused

Udhampur: Fire erupted in Manthal forest area in Udhampur district of Jammu division, officials said on Saturday. According to officials the fire has been doused and brought under control by the Police party of PP Tikri , Forest guards and F& ES.    p  

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Boniyar gunfight: One militant killed, operation underway

Baramulla: One militant has been killed in the ongoing anti militancy operation in Bujthalan forest area of Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.   Reports said that a joint team of 6Jakli of army,53 BN BN CRPF,  Police and SOG Baramulla launched a cordon and search operation in the area Official sources confirmed that the killing  […]

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Gunfight rages in Boniyar Baramulla

  Srinagar: An encountert broke out between militants and government in Bujthalan area of Boniyar of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning. A joint team of 6Jakli of army and SOG Baramulla launched a cordon and search operation in the area. Details emerging

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